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Area Football: Card shines as Verndale eliminated

UNDERWOOD — Dillon Card connected with Dallas Ehrmantraut for two touchdowns, but the No. 4 seeded Verndale Pirates fell to top-seeded Underwood in Saturday’s Section 4 9-man semifinal.

Card totaled 98 yards passing and 100 yards rushing. Ehrmantraut’s two touchdowns gave him 11 in the last two weeks.

Verndale finished the year with a 7-3 record.

Underwood 0 6 14 6 — 26

Verndale 8 0 8 0 — 16

First quarter

V — Dallas Ehrmantraut 5 pass from Dillon Card (Card run)

Second quarter

U — Noah Rocholle 1 run (pass failed)

Third quarter

V — Ehrmantraut 37 pass from Card (Card run)

U — Chase Collins 4 run (Rocholle run)

U — Rocholle 2 run (run failed)

Fourth quarter

U — Cody Karst 27 run (run failed)

Team statistics

Rushes-yards: V-33-158

Pass comp-att-int-yds: V-7-12-1-98

Total offense: V 256

Individual leaders

Rushing: V-Dillon Card 18-100, Dakota Finck 9-36

Passing: V-Card 7-11-1-98

Receiving: V-Dallas Ehrmantraut 3-47, Alex Walsvik 2-38

Overall: V 7-3.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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